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Hispanic Literature. History and Background. Latino v. Hispanic v.Chicano. What’s the right term?. Latino. “Latin” comes from Italy Latin in the base language of Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and French
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Hispanic Literature History and Background

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Latino v. Hispanic v.Chicano What\'s the correct term?

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Latino "Latin" originates from Italy Latin in the base dialect of Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and French For instance, in Spanish the word for buckle is "cueva", in Portuguese "cova", Italian "cava"

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The Latins (otherwise known as Romans) attacked the Iberian Peninsula Founded an area named "Hispania" Lived there 7 centuries "Hispania" advanced into Espa ñ a (Spain)

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Latin America Latin America is a geographic area People from Latin America are all Latin, yet not all Hispanic For instance, Brazilians communicate in Portuguese, making them Latin not Hispanic

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"Latino/a" The expression "Latino" (as we - Americans- - utilize it) incorporates all residents of the United States whose legacy is Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central American, and South American.

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"Hispanic" was later used to allude to all domains vanquished by Spain in the New World This spreads all of Latin America

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"Hispanic" occurred in the 1970s as a US Census endeavor to measure Spanish-talking individuals Today Hispanic is utilized to allude to any individuals whose culture and legacy have guide binds to Spain

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Hispanic is not a RACE but rather an ETHNIC refinement Hispanics originate from all races and physical characteristics

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Chicano Exclusive term utilized exclusively in reference to individuals of Mexican plunge Conquistadors called Mexican Indians "Mexicas" Spaniards dropped the "me" and called them Xicanos (or Chicanos)

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"Chicano" Became prevalent in 1930\'s and 40\'s as a disparaging term for Mexicans imported for shabby field work. Term left style In 1960\'s and 70\'s the Brown Power Movement embraced it as term for Mexican-American Today term still has negative undertones for some Mexican-Americans

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History of Latino Literature Roots in legends and myths Began as oral convention Ties to the Catholic religion of Spain

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Latino Literature Common subjects: Familial connections and Loyalties Poverty Gender parts Social challenge and Exploitation

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Why Poverty? Destitution is to a great extent at issue in view of the urgent circumstances in which numerous Latin American nations get themselves.

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Why Families? Family is viewed as one\'s most grounded bond and dependability, and individuals in the workforce should frequently work to bolster relatives both in the U.S. also, in other local nations.

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Why sexual orientation parts? Customarily, more established traditions and social conventions win. Ladies were relied upon to be loyal and maintain the family respect.

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Why social challenge and misuse? Numerous Hispanic nations have experienced times of social turmoil. Cuba = socialism Dominican Republic = tyranny

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Conclusion Hispanic writing is rich with culture and social discourse. Hispanic abstract subjects resound American writing Themes depend on life encounters We will utilize terms "Hispanic" and "Latino" reciprocally.

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